Meeting the climate challenge through exemplary building performance.

n fast-growing regions housing, population, and employment base growth happen in urban centers and villages. Mixed-use projects allow for a variety of building types in a given area, encourage compact development, create active neighborhood centers, and provide better accessibility to transit, including bicycle and pedestrian networks. The most effective ways to embed sustainability into mixed-use projects are through design strategies, operational improvement, performance benchmarking, and cost/benefit analyses, creating communities that are vibrant and healthy centers of economic activity.

Petworth Safeway in Washington DC
Petworth Safeway & Residence

Urban infill mixed-use development. Objective: LEED Silver certification. View Project

LEED Silver

Three PNC Plaza
Three PNC Plaza

Mixed-use development. Objective: Targeting LEED Certified CS View Project


Forest City Enterprises Sustainable Development Standards

Nationwide real estate developer. Objective: Develop sustainable standards across portfolio. View Project

ICSC Scorecard
ICSC Property Efficiency Scorecard

Property efficiency scorecard. Objective: Resolve issues faced by retail landlords benchmarking property efficiency in terms of controllable costs and green operating practices. View Project

PNC Bank Davies and Andrew Net Zero Energy Branch
PNC Bank Davies and Andrew Net Zero Energy Branch

Net zero energy bank branch. Objective: Exceed the goal of the DOE’s Commercial Building Initiative and create a net-zero energy bank branch. View Project

Net Zero Certified, Living Building Challenge, LEED Platinum

PNC Green Branch® Banks: New Construction Prototype
PNC Green Branch® Banks: New Construction Prototype

Green bank branch prototype, Volume certification program. Objective: Streamline LEED certification across a pipeline of 100 bank branches. View Project

LEED-NC Gold and Silver